Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has been attacked by a youth who threw a slipper on him during a public rally. However Kumar was unhurt and the youth who threw slipper on Bihar Chief Minister has been arrested.
According to report, the incident took place on Thursday afternoon when Nitish Kumar along with several leaders of Janata Dal (United) were addressing a public meeting at Bakhtiyarpur in Bihar.
A young man age between 18-20 threw a slipper on Kumar when he was addressing the crowd through podium. Kumar who was lucky enough escape the attack and the accused was arrested by the local police there. Read Also: (Nitish Kumar trashes ‘jungle raj’ barb, says ‘rule of law’ prevails)
Neeraj Singh one of the eyewitness present at the spot reportedly said that the people of Bakhtiyarpur were not happy with Kumar’s policy in the state of Bihar.
Though the exact reason behind the incident was not known, the scene continued while Kumar was delivering his speech.
Meanwhile the accused has been detained while the cops are probing about the intention of accused of committing such crime. It is still not clear whether the accused belonged from the opposition like BJP or RSS.
During the 2015 Bihar Assembly elections was shown slippers by a section of people during an election rally in Nawada.
Kumar has been facing constant heat from Bakhtiyarpur where most of the students are not happy with issues related to reservation. In September 2015 he was forced to leave Aanganwadi workers who ransacked one of his event and showed him black flags.
The JD(U) chief have been there to inaugurate a college last year when Aaganwadi workers entered and started shouting slogans. They demanded that their services be regularised. Kumar had to leave the function without completing his speech.